The CEPEJ usually holds its plenary meetings twice a year in the headquarters of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
The CEPEJ usually holds its Bureau meetings twice a year in the headquarters of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
The Working Group on quality of justice (CEPEJ-GT-QUAL) is instructed to develop means of analyse and evaluation of the work done inside the courts with a view to improving, in the member states, quality of the public service delivered by the justice system, in particular vis-à-vis the expectations of the justice practitioners and the users, according to criteria of performance and efficiency meeting a large consensus.
The Working Group on evaluation of judicial systems (CEPEJ-GT-EVAL) should, through its terms of reference, carry out the common tool set up by the CEPEJ which aims at evaluating in an objective manner the functioning of the judicial systems in Europe.
The Groupe de pilotage of the SATURN Centre for judicial time management should, through its terms of reference, collect specific information necessary to the knowledge of judicial timeframes in the member States and detailed enough to enable member states to implement policies aiming to prevent violations of the right to fair trial within a reasonable time protected by Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights.
During its first mandate, the GT-MED had conducted an impact assessment in the states of the existing Recommendations of the Committee of Ministers concerning mediation, namely: Recommendation (98) 1 on family mediation, Recommendation (99) 19 concerning mediation in penal matters, Recommendation (2001) 9 on alternatives to litigation between administrative authorities and private parties, Recommendation (2002) 10 on mediation in civil matters.